WAN edge infrastructure is changing rapidly as I&O leaders responsible for networking face dynamic business requirements, including new application architectures and on-premises and cloud-based deployment models. I&O leaders can use this research to identify vendors that best fit their requirements. By year-end 2023, more than 90% of WAN edge infrastructure refresh initiatives will be based on virtualized customer premises equipment (vCPE) platforms or software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) software/appliances versus traditional routers (up from less than 40% today).
The scalability of its EP-LAN lets MMC Corp seize new opportunities without adding infrastructure. For example, Scales and Trusler are looking at virtual desktops or virtual desktop image [VDI] files for some offices and even job sites. “We’ll probably have to scale some bandwidth internally for that,” Trusler notes, “but if we do the VDI internally or we do it with an external third party, it doesn’t really matter… because we can get them on that EP-LAN network and we can get the bandwidth that we need… quickly.”
EP-LAN is scalable. In most cases, adding additional services at a specific customer location can easily be turned up by Spectrum Enterprise remotely. Choosing a fiber EP-LAN over MPLS not only met the challenge to connect MMC Corp locations: it created an IT platform that continues to scale to support rapid expansion and innovation.
The study finds that enterprises are active in the cloud, and their virtualization efforts are contributing to broader "cloud thinking." As a result, the cloud is coming of age within large organizations and aligning IT decision makers and implementers around a cloud computing platform.
Today's business environments are very different to those of 10 years ago. Windows Server 2003 has been a trusted friend for over a decade, but there are better ways to deliver against today's business expectations and technical possibilities. Download this paper to better understand the risks of ignoring the end of support and to discover the advantages of migrating to a modern data center platform.
One of the value propositions of an Internet of Things (IoT) strategy is the ability to provide insight that was previously invisible to the business. But before a business can develop a strategy for IoT, it needs a platform that meets the foundational principles of an IoT solution. Amazon Web Services (AWS) believes in some basic freedoms that are driving organizational and economic benefits of the cloud into businesses. These freedoms are why more than a million customers already use the AWS platform to support virtually any cloud workload. These freedoms are also why AWS is proving itself as the primary catalyst to any Internet of Things strategy across commercial, consumer, and industrial solutions.
This paper outlines core tenets that should be considered when developing an IoT strategy, the benefits of AWS in that strategy and how the AWS cloud platform can be the critical component supporting those core tenets.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jan 08, 2014
This executive brief provides results of a CIO Magazine Quick Pulse poll sponsored by Red Hat which highlights the industry move to private cloud technology and hybrid cloud environments through dual-source virtualization wherein companies value security, performance and support in a quest to build the new IT paradigm.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jan 08, 2014
This overview includes key benefits and a summary of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, with a limited time promotional offering that will save you up to 26% while enabling increased performance, scalability and security.
Rubrik Cloud Data Management is a single, unified software platform to manage your physical, virtual, and cloud data. With Rubrik, enterprises can drastically simplify their data protection processes, automate workflows, and migrate data to the cloud. The results are powerful: faster recoveries, easier management, no forklift upgrades, and hard dollars saved for other projects. Organizations pursuing cloudfirst policies can use Rubrik to archive to the cloud, create cloud DR capabilities, or perform cloud-native backup. And with Rubrik’s Polaris SaaS platform, it has never been easier to unify data across data centers and clouds, simplifying operations and governance.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jan 01, 2013
Using Red Hat middleware, virtualization, and platform technologies, consultant Booz Allen Hamilton helped the U.S. Department of Defense save $5.1 million through fiscal year 2015. The solution replaced a complex legacy system that could not scale to meet modern demands.
eBay Classifieds supports multiple internal clients and all of their requirements in more than 1,000 cities around the world. The company adopts cloud and virtualization services to get to market faster with new features, services, and campaigns using Juniper Networks Contrail Networking, Contrail Cloud Platform and QFX5100 Switch.
Savvis has been hosting eCommerce platforms for nearly two decades. Internet retailers including easyJet and Hallmark Digital trust us to power their online success.
Savvis offers a comprehensive portfolio of infrastructure, network and application management across the eCommerce ecosystem. No matter what you sell or where you are along the eCommerce journey, we can support your commercial goals with the speed of implementation, accessibility, security and affordability of a retail-ready cloud environment, with our Virtual Private Data Centre.
Combined with our global data centre footprint and network options ranging from Tier1 public IP access to private, low-latency connectivity, the VPDC offers a resilient, made-to-measure solution for any eCommerce application.
With the arrival of Dell 12th generation servers (12G) and Microsoft Windows Server 2012, your organization can now significantly simplify Windows Server deployment.
Window Server 2012 delivers a number of new enhancements and features over your current Windows Server 2003 or Windows Server 2008 infrastructure. With Windows Server 2012, your organization can benefit from improved virtualization, identity and access control management, graphical interface, storage and networking, and Web and application hosting.
Dell 12G servers provide a powerful platform for Windows Server 2012 and its advanced features, giving your organization better performance, reliability and management, all of which improve return on investment (ROI) and your bottom line. For more information on powering Dell servers with Windows Server 2012, see www.dell.com/ws2012.
Published By: PernixData
Published Date: Jun 01, 2015
Flash is the savior of the virtualized datacenter. It provides incredible performance increases along with tremendous latency reduction, but maximizing its potential can be challenging. Learn how you can architect your storage platform to focus on application performance utilizing server-side resources in conjunction with storage acceleration software.
While business application turn-up on virtual compute platforms takes only minutes, the network configurations to connect your employees at the branch to these applications can take weeks or even months to rollout!
Higher education is in the midst of fundamental changes that are reshaping the future of both the mission and the business. As technology helps campuses better reach beyond their traditional physical borders, decision-makers expect IT to offer the solutions and leadership needed to deliver better services to students, staff, and researchers while simplifying IT costs and responsibilities. This solution brief addresses how vCloud Air built on the popular vSphere virtualization platform, is helping higher education IT respond to today’s performance, manageability, and security challenges.
OpenLab provides an environment and set of resources where customers representing telecommunications, education, government, financial services, and virtually every other vertical market can explore new technologies, all in the spirit of network transformation. By examining SDN/network automation solutions such Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), software-defined WAN (SD-WAN), and others, OpenLab offers a platform for developing and delivering new network-integrated functionality that serves the greater need.
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Jun 28, 2019
There is a major shift happening in the world of
enterprise IT systems.
Many organizations are trading on-premises systems for
cloud-based solutions, a move that brings virtually limitless
scalability, storage and accessibility – usually at a lower
cost and with reduced complexity. Global adoption of cloud
enterprise productivity platforms hit an all-time high of 81%
in 2018, up from 24% in 2014.*
If you’re a longtime Microsoft customer, a logical first step
in making the journey from on-premises to the cloud is to
move your email to Microsoft Office 365™. You aren’t alone.
Office 365 is Microsoft’s fastest-growing business, ever.
According to Gartner, 84% of IT decision makers indicated
that they are currently using or planning to use Office 365
in the next six months.
The growth of virtualization has fundamentally changed the data center and raised numerous questions about data security and privacy. In fact, security concerns are the largest barrier to cloud adoption. Read this e-Book and learn how to protect sensitive data and demonstrate compliance.
Virtualization is the creation of a logical rather than an actual physical version of something. such as a storage device, hardware platform, operating system, database or network resource. The usual goal of virtualization is to centralize administrative tasks while improving resilience, scalability and performance and lowering costs. Virtualization is part of an overall trend in enterprise IT towards autonomic computing, a scenario in which the IT environment will be able to manage itself based on an activity or set of activities. This means organizations use or pay for computing resources only as they need them.
Published By: ServiceNow
Published Date: Nov 22, 2013
As technology continues to advance and the new reality is based on an infrastructure that includes physical, virtual and cloud resources, IT departments need to find new ways of managing and securing this vastly different technology ecosystem.
VMware Horizon View is an enterprise-class desktop virtualization solution that delivers virtualized or remote desktops and applications to end users through a single platform. Horizon View is a tightly integrated, end-to-end solution built on the industry-leading virtualization platform, VMware vSphere.
For many IT organizations that have implemented desktop virtualization, a game-changing decision is on the horizon. New options are now available that can significantly simplify desktop management – and at the same time eliminate trade-offs between performance and cost. Download this Datamation whitepaper to learn about the options IT now has to unify desktop virtualization and application delivery under one platform, reducing costs and improving user experience with VMware® Horizon®.
Just after the turn of the decade researchers are predicting there will be somewhere north of 24 million subscriptions to next generation 5G networking services. Today most of those services are little more than pilot projects. But thanks to emerging network function virtualization (NFV) software running on Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) platforms enabled by Intel most of those 5G services should be in production before the end of the decade.
Come learn how MEC platforms are about to transform every corner of the networking world to not only drive the creation of a vast array of new IT services, but also make networks more agile and responsive than anyone ever thought possible.
A lot can be learned from getting a group of experienced CIOs in a room and encouraging them to talk freely about the topics at the front of their minds. Rarely do they want to discuss technology, and even the latest IT industry ‘hot topics’ usually don’t get that much airplay. Conversations, and sometimes quite heated debates, tend to revolve around broader business-related trends, how these are changing stakeholder and user behaviour and expectations, and how best to respond to such dynamics.